UPDATED: A 23-year-old man shot on an Astoria street has died
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A 23-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after he was shot in Astoria on July 17. Police said the victim was shot at 4:11 a.m. in front of 28-03 Steinway St. Two suspects got into a verbal dispute with the 23-year-old male victim. The first suspect gave the second suspect a firearm and he shot several rounds at the victim, who […]

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Man snaps pictures under a woman’s dress and then slaps her bottom in Jamaica
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A female victim was forcibly touched by a man near the F train station at 169th Street and Hillside Avenue in Jamaica, police said. The suspect violated the 33-year-old woman on Monday, July 11, at 8:15 a.m. after they exited the train at 713 Canton Ave. According to authorities, the individual then followed the victim to a deli located […]

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VIDEO: A 22-year-old Boost Mobile employee scares off armed robber in Astoria
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Police are looking for an armed robber who entered a Boost Mobile store in Astoria and unsuccessfully attempted to steal cash from the register. On Friday, July 15, at 7:43 p.m., the suspect entered the cellphone store at 25-38 Broadway and displayed a silver handgun. He told the employee, a 22-year-old woman, not to scream and to give […]

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Bayside boy who prevailed against a deadly brain disorder is now a finalist in an essay contest
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Hats off to one tenacious preteen who defeated a rare brain disorder that usually leaves children dead or permanently disabled. The victorious boy is currently a finalist in a New York Sports Connection sportsmanship essay contest. Joseph Boniello, 12, was born with agenesis of the corpus collosum (ACC), a congenital disorder where an undeveloped band […]

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Bayside blood donors are promised free Mets tickets and snacks
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If you’re a baseball fan, here’s your chance to step up to the plate and earn free New York Mets tickets for donating blood in Bayside this summer. Assemblyman Edward C. Braustein is sponsoring the fourth annual Summer Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center. Donors are encouraged to head over […]

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